News

  • Internet Banking Upgrade - 18 February 2017

    14 February 2017

    We have been working hard behind the scenes on upgrading our Internet banking platform. This is the first phase of many exciting planned upgrades for 2017.

    Important Information

    From next weekend - Saturday 18 February is when the planned upgrades will be taking place.

    What does this mean for you?

    While we plan to keep the impact as minor as possible, there are a few things that you should be aware of.

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  • Apple Pay is here

    15 November 2016

    AUBURN, New South Wales — 15 November 2016 — Community First Credit Union today

    brings members Apple Pay, which is transforming mobile payments with an easy, secure and

    private way to pay that’s fast and convenient.

    “We are excited to be one of the first credit unions in Australia to launch Apple Pay which

    will allow our members to make mobile payments,” said Community First Credit Union,

    CEO John Tancevski. 

    Community First continually works behind the scenes to ensure it always delivers the best

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  • Special introductory rate now available on Easy Savings account

    06 January 2016

    This account is great if you want to grow your savings and dont want to be penalised for accessing your cash. To help you do this, we have a special 6 month introductory interest rate offer. You can earn up to 3.00%p.a - made up of a competitive base interest rate of 2.00%p.a plus a bonus rate of 1.00%p.a

    Get the interest you need to grow your savings
    Interest in calculated daily and paid monthly.

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  • Add a gold coin to your home loan each day

    17 June 2015

    $1 or $2 doesn't sound like alot, but you can do more with it than you think.

    By adding a single $1 a day into your loan of $400,000 with a term of 25 years, and assuming interest of 5.01% (Easy Streets current basic variable rate) you could save up to $8,661 on your total interest bill and cut about 3 months off your home loan.

    Stop thinking about the short term, putting that $1 on your mortgage will turn into many more!

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  • RBA Interest Rate Reduction

    18 September 2015

    Following the February 2015 RBA announcement, Easy Street is reducing our Basic Variable rates by 0.25%p.a.

    Key Changes to all new and existing business – Effective Wednesday 24 February 2015

    For more details, visit our interest rates page.

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  • Verification of Identity for Mortgages

    06 January 2015

    100 Point ID Check Requirements

    As part of Verification of Identity, from January 2015 (NSW) all people who borrow money via a mortgage, need to present valid documentation face to face to meet the 100 point identification requirements. The National Verification of Identity requirements fall under Real Property Regulations (NSW) 2014 and applies when establishing a mortgage. We cannot allow settlement of your mortgage until we sight the valid original identification documents.
     

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  • What to ask your agent before buying a house

    13 October 2014

    PuzzleAsk your agent these questions before you buy...

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  • Will you be financially prepared this Christmas?

    26 November 2014

    Make this Christmas an enjoyable one

    Christmas Lights

    If you think it's too early to start considering whether you'll be financially prepared for the 2014 Christmas season, think again. With retailers already adorning their shops with decorations, don't let your finances get in the way of what could be a a 'season to be jolly'.

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  • Tips to help you reduce your debts

    13 October 2014

    If your current level of debt is stopping you from doing some of the things you'd like, our tips can help you be on your way to reducing your debts faster.

    cutting a hedge to symbolise trimming debt

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  • Offset account calculator

    05 November 2014

    calculator keys

    By utilising the offset account on your home loan, you’ll reduce the amount of interest you pay. And the more money you have sitting in your offset account, the more money you’ll save.

    The balance of your savings is simply offset against the amount you owe on your loan because interest is earned at the same rate as your loan. 

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